* Posts by Hemmels

7 posts • joined 16 Jan 2019

Another TITSUP* on this lovely Tuesday: Virgin Mobile takes time out to enjoy the sunshine


Re: There is a solution

Upvoted because the exact same words would have been uttered by myself.

Yours, 30s_IT_guy.

Password managers may leave your online crown jewels 'exposed in RAM' to malware – but hey, they're still better than the alternative


Re: Remembering loads of long passwords

"oh balls"


Remembering loads of long passwords



Boffins debunk study claiming certain languages (cough, C, PHP, JS...) lead to more buggy code than others


Powerful tool

I for one would love to know how they can scan github for "buggy code".

And then I can fix all my issues in realtime.

Human StarCraft II e-athletes crushed by neural net ace – DeepMind's AlphaStar


"Imitation" learning for AI

I much prefer "imitation" learning over training by "playing against each other" ala Dota2's OpenAI.

I cringe a bit when I think about how many CPU cycles are being used for this sort of stuff, slowly heating our planet in the process.

We did Nazi see this coming... Internet will welcome Earth's newest nation with, sigh, a brand new .SS TLD


Bin Laden was as afghanistian af

Army had 'naive' approach to Capita's £1.3bn recruiting IT contract, MPs told


Re: Actually...

Dunno about anyone else, but I would sooner work in the private sector than public. (Wages? Personability?).

I assume all the best people for the job of scoping / speccing / requirement gathering etc etc feel the same as me.

With no central government IT quango to handle the pre-process, the only alternative is to throw large sums at someone else to do it (badly, but better than them).

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